Bryan Davis (basketball)

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Bryan Davis
Bryan Davis 2011-2012.jpg
Davis with GasTerra Flames in 2011
Belfius Mons-Hainaut
PositionPower forward / Center
LeagueBelgian Basketball League
Personal information
Born (1986-12-31) December 31, 1986 (age 32)
Dallas, Texas
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
Listed weight250 lb (113 kg)
Career information
High schoolGrand Prairie (Grand Prairie, Texas)
CollegeTexas A&M (2006–2010)
NBA draft2010 / Undrafted
Playing career2010–present
Career history
2010–2011Czarni Słupsk
2011–2012Kryvbasbasket
2012Hebei Springs Benma
2012Seoul Samsung Thunders
2012Sonic Boom KT
2013Czarni Słupsk
2013Jiang Xi
2013–2014Reno Bighorns
2014Wellington Saints
2014Seoul SK Knights
2014–2015Kinmen Kaoliang Liquor
2015Capitanes de Arecibo
2015Czarni Słupsk
2015–2016Dacin Tigers
2016Wellington Saints
2016Spirou Charleroi
2016–2017Taiwan Beer
2018Westports Malaysia Dragons
2018–presentBelfius Mons-Hainaut
Career highlights and awards

Bryan Davis (born December 31, 1986) is an American professional basketball player for Belfius Mons-Hainaut of the Belgian Basketball League. He played college basketball for Texas A&M University.

Professional career[edit]

After going undrafted in the 2010 NBA draft, Davis played in Poland for Czarni Słupsk during the 2010–11 season. For the 2011–12 season, he played in the Ukraine for Kryvbasbasket. Following his time with Kryvbasbasket, he played in China for Hebei Springs during the 2012 NBL season.

Over the first half of the 2012–13 season, Davis spent time playing in South Korea for the Seoul Samsung Thunders and the Sonic Boom KT. In April 2013, he returned to Poland and re-joined Czarni Słupsk for the rest of the 2012–13 season. He later played for Jiang Xi during the 2013 NBL season.

In November 2013, Davis was acquired by the Reno Bighorns of the NBA Development League.[1] In 52 games for Reno during the 2013–14 season, he averaged 9.5 points, 6.2 rebounds and 1.1 assists per game.

On May 30, 2014, Davis signed with the Wellington Saints for the rest of the 2014 New Zealand NBL season.[2][3] He went on to help the Saints win the championship, and in eight games, he averaged 9.8 points, 8.8 rebounds, 1.8 assists and 1.5 steals per game.

In November 2014, Davis joined Taiwanese club Kinmen Kaoliang Liquor,[4] and during the 2014–15 SBL season, he was named a participant in the 2015 SBL All-Star Game. In 32 games, he averaged 28.3 points, 14.5 rebounds, 2.4 assists, 2.4 steals and 1.2 blocks per game.

In March 2015, Davis signed with Capitanes de Arecibo for the 2015 BSN season.[5] In 33 games for the club, he averaged 6.7 points, 4.6 rebounds and 1.4 steals per game.

On August 24, 2015, Davis joined the Wellington Saints Invitational team for a three-day mini camp before travelling to Taiwan to play in the 2015 William Jones Cup.[6] In the Saints' first game of the tournament against Chinese Taipei B on August 29, Davis scored a game-high 28 points in a 102–85 win.[7]

In November 2015, Davis joined Czarni Słupsk for a third stint, but left after just three games. He returned to Taiwan in December and joined the Dacin Tigers. He again earned All-Star honors, and in 31 games, he averaged 20.1 points, 12.1 rebounds, 2.1 assists, 2.2 steals and 1.4 blocks per game.

On May 9, 2016, Davis arrived in Wellington in order to join the Saints for the rest of the 2016 New Zealand NBL season.[8]

In September 2016, Davis re-signed with Czarni Słupsk for a fourth stint.[9] However, left before the start of the 2016–17 season, and on October 13, 2016, he signed a three-month contract with Belgian club Spirou Charleroi.[10] On November 23, 2016, he left Spirou in order to sign with Taiwan Beer for the rest of the season.[11]

Personal[edit]

Davis is a Christian. In the summer of 2009, he traveled to New Zealand with Athletes in Action, a Christian organization with a goal to build spiritual movements through sport. While there, they played an exhibition game against a New Zealand Breakers team that included Davis' future Wellington Saints teammate Corey Webster.[12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bighorns Open Training Camp". Archived from the original on January 4, 2014. Retrieved November 18, 2013.
  2. ^ Wellington Saints sign fifth import Bryan Davis
  3. ^ "Saints Bolster Big Man Stocks". Archived from the original on May 31, 2014. Retrieved May 30, 2014.
  4. ^ Asian Basketball Journal - November 30, 2014
  5. ^ Phelps y Bryan Davis con Arecibo (in Spanish)
  6. ^ Hyslop, Liam (August 24, 2015). "Wellington Saints bring in the heavy artillery for Asian tour". Stuff.co.nz. Retrieved August 31, 2015.
  7. ^ "籃球比賽記錄表". 2015 William Jones Cup. August 29, 2015. Archived from the original on August 31, 2015. Retrieved August 31, 2015.
  8. ^ Nigel Spikes ushered out of the Wellington Saints' revolving imports door
  9. ^ Bryan Davis comes back to Energa Czarni
  10. ^ Spirou Charleroi signs Bryan Davis to a three-month contract
  11. ^ "Bryan Davis leaves Spirou Charleroi to sign in Taiwan". Sportando.com. November 23, 2016. Retrieved November 24, 2016.
  12. ^ "Latest Saints import keen to make his mark". Stuff.co.nz. May 31, 2014. Retrieved June 2, 2014.

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